Seminar on Stepping Down to Equality by Participatory Action Research (PAR) group

Hyderabad, 2017 Apr 01 The second annual seminar on Participatory Action Research (PAR) for Transformation of Don Bosco Homes for the Young at Risk in South Asia was held at Don Bosco Provincial House on 27-28 March, 2017. There were presentations from 22 PAR research coordinators. Coming from 16 centres in 9 cities and 6 states of South India, they showed how the participation of children really made a difference. They were now part of the solution to problems that frequently occur in these centres. The centres were slowly but surely being transformed as child-friendly and child-directed. The same is now sought to be replicated in the entire YaR (Young at Risk) sector in South Asia.  Read More »
THARAKAN John

National Convention of Human Rights Clubs in Schools.
Hyderabad, 2016 Feb 26 They came from the districts of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana; they who were elected to the district committees by block level functionaries of human rights clubs set up by People's Action For Rural Awakening in over 587 government schools across the two states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. They came together to elect their leaders for the state level committees of the federation of human rights clubs in government schools guided by FatherJohn Tharakan. The Andhra Pradesh and Telangana state committees were set up and from these the National Committee of Human Rights Clubs Federation.  Read More »
PALLITHANAM Thomas

First SDB does PhD from Don Bosco University, Guwahati
Guwahati, 2015 Dec 11 Kolkata province Salesian is the first member of Salesian Family India to complete doctoral thesis from Assam Don Bosco University Guwahati. Father C.J. George Chempakathinal is among the first batch of doctoral candidates to complete PhD from ADBU in 2015. Five candidates were conferred doctoral degree during 4th Convocation, on 3rd September making Father George 6th candidate to complete doctoral program this year.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Drug Addiction Awareness Programme for Street Children
Dimapur, 2015 Sep 07 One hundred and twenty street children in Dimapur city came together at Don Bosco Institute for Development and Leadership in Dimapur for the seminar on Drug addiction organized by the Salesian Clerics of Salesian College. Dimapur.  Read More »
Anthony Christudoss

Decennial Celebrations of Don Bosco Konkan Development Society Goa
Mumbai, 2015 May 25 The indoor auditorium of Kala Academy Panjim came alive, with the sound of music and the colours of the rainbow, as Don Bosco`s Konkan Development Society (DBKDS) celebrated 10 years of service to the marginalized and the underprivileged in the Konkan region. This programme was organised by the Executive Director of DBKDS Father Jose Sequeira.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Central Minister Sri Bandaru Dattatreya Visits DBNJ, Nampally
Hyderabad, 2015 May 23 Honourable Central Minister for Labour and Employment Sri Bandaru Dattatreya visited Don Bosco Navajeevan home, Nampally on 20th May 2015 as part of Swachh (Clean) Hyderabad programme. Along with him there were also Mr Vinay IAS officer and other nodal officers present. He was very much friendly and interacted with our children. He showed keen interest to know our activities and appreciated the work done.  Read More »
BELLAMKONDA Anthony Sudhakar

``Don`t Wait for Tomorrow``
Hyderabad, 2015 Mar 30 Katie Christy, a visitor associated with the Home for the Children from the Street at Ramanthapur, Hyderabad shares the following impressions of ``Action/2015`` event held on 27 March at Saidabad. She is a US citizen from Cincinnati, Ohio, visiting India to acquire cross cultural experiences with youth at risk, and works with children and their parents who have lost custody of them due to abuse or neglect:  Read More »
THARAKAN John

Don Bosco College, Panjim Conducts Educational Survey in Goa
Konkan, 2015 Feb 07 The Department of Social Work of Don Bosco Institute of Post Graduate Studies and Research, Panaji conducted the Annual Survey of Education Report (ASER) 2014 in Goa. Every year, ASER conducts several surveys amongst children aged between 6 -15 years in rural India to find out about their rate of going to school, basic readability and arithmetic skills.  Read More »
LOBO Joaquim

Rescued Child labourers celebrate Feast of Don Bosco at Ramanthapur
Hyderabad, 2015 Feb 02 The annual feast of Don Bosco on 31 January was celebrated with a difference at Don Bosco Rehabilitation Centre (DBRC), Ramanthapur, Hyderabad. Children who had been rescued from bangle industry from the Old City, Hyderabad had been brought to DBRC on 24 January. ``This year they were our special guests for the feast of Don Bosco. We were blessed to have them amidst us``, said the director of DBRC Fr. Sudhakar.  Read More »
BELLAMKONDA Anthony Sudhakar

Don Bosco Principals Reflect on Quality Education, Administration and Management
Shillong, 2015 Jan 26 The Salesian Province of Silchar organized a two day workshop on ``School Education - Quality Administration and Management`` for the Principals, Vice Principals and Headmasters of Silchar Province at St. Anthony`s College, Shillong, 21-22 January.  Read More »
Joseph Pulinthanath




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